News for Economic

Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Stevens Point, Wis. – Delta Dental of Wisconsin is pleased to announce Doug Ballweg as president and CEO and he assumed this role on November 2, 2019. Ballweg replaces former president and CEO Dennis Peterson, who has retired after more than 41 years with Delta Dental. Peterson will now serve as the president of the Delta Dental of Wisconsin Foundation. Ballweg joined Delta Dental in August 2010 ...read more
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Tuesday, November 05, 2019
HATCH, an entrepreneurial pitch program has selected the finalists to pitch their ideas to regional judges and a live audience at the annual event held at John and Patty Noel’s Car Barn on November 13 from 6:00-8:30 PM. Special thanks to Compass Properties for their support of the event at the Car Barn. Registration to attend is requested.  The seven finalists are:Michelle Goetsch, Kronenwetter, ...read more
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Monday, November 04, 2019
The book printing business is doing so well at Worzalla that the company is planning to invest more than $10 million toward an expansion that will add square feet to its building, new equipment and more than 50 jobs. The project will focus on modernization and expanding the facility, said Jim Fetherston, the president and CEO of Worzalla. Physically, the company is adding 50,000 square feet ...read more
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Thursday, October 31, 2019
Portrait: Dorothea Harju left $4.3 million to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point to support rural education in Wisconsin. It is the largest individual gift to UW-Stevens Point.  A woman who devoted her career to helping children read has provided the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point with the largest individual gift in its 125-year history. A gift of $4.3 million from the estate of ...read more
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